Daily Archives: December 17, 2017

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world” — Art of Quotation

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world” — J. R. R. Tolkien, writer via “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Ben Jonson’s VOLPONE: A Retelling — Act 5, Scene 3

— 5.3 — Voltore entered the room and asked, “How are you now, my Mosca?” Mosca sat at the desk, writing as he inventoried Volpone’s wealth. He said, “Turkish carpets, nine —” Voltore said with approval, “Taking an inventory! That … Continue reading

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